LAVACA — The County Line boys have had their fair share of success at the Lavaca Golden Arrow Classic, winning the title two of the past three years and making the championship game four years in a row.
Tuesday, they were strong again, rolling over short-handed Booneville 45-16 in the first round.
County Line (9-2) clamped down on defense by holding the Bearcats to just five points in the first half. County Line dominated the second quarter 18-0 and led 29-5 at the half.
“We look forward to this tournament and have played well here,” County Line coach Joe Brunson said. “We get some good competition against some of the bigger schools and see some teams that we normally don’t get to play.”
Trent Gattis had 13 points and Evan Franklin added 10 for County Line. The Indians moved to play Mulberry on Thursday.
Waldron 74, Lavaca 40
BOYS — Waldron has played County Line in three straight Lavaca tournament title games and won the championship in 2011.
Waldron put up 32 points in the first quarter and led 53-22 at the half. Hunter Ball led Waldron with 24 points.
Danville 53, County Line 36
GIRLS — Tora Eggleton scored 15 points and Savanna Hodges had 13 as Danville advanced. Shelby Lowery scored 13 points for County Line.
Mulberry 74, Lavaca 48
GIRLS — Logan Archer and Lexi Voorhees had 20 points each and Rebecca Treat had 10 for Mulberry (8-2).
The Lady Yellow Jackets jumped ahead 29-9 after the first period and cruised in with the win.
Codie Robertson had 29 points for Lavaca.
High School Basketball
Lavaca Golden Arrow Classic
Danville 53, County Line 36, girls
County Line 45, Booneville 16, boys
Mulberry 74, Lavaca 48, girls
Waldron 74, Lavaca 40, boys
Booneville vs Waldron, girls, 4 p.m.
Booneville vs Paris, boys, 5:30 p.m.
Mountainburg vs Paris, girls, 7 p.m.
Mountainburg vs Lavaca, boys, 8:30 p.m.
Lavaca vs County Line, girls, 4 p.m.
County Line vs Mulberry, boys, 5:30 p.m.
Mulberry vs Danville, girls, 7 p.m.
Waldron vs Danville, boys, 8:30 p.m.
Girls championship, 7 p.m.
Boy championship, 8:30 p.m.